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Address: Lord Street | Macquarie Nature Reserve, Port Macquarie, New South Wales 2444, Australia
Phone Number: 02 6584 1522
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Description: The world's first hospital dedicated to these creatures.

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These ladies and gents are doing good work in rehabilitating sick and orphaned koalas. You are able to "adopt" them for A$50.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Washington, DC
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27 reviews 27 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

These ladies and gents are doing good work in rehabilitating sick and orphaned koalas. You are able to "adopt" them for A$50.

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Pendle Hill, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

The work done at the Koala Hospital is excellent. Walk through grounds gives you close up view of Kaolas

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

The 3pm guided tour is wonderful and the hospital does a great job. Everyone we met was friendly, helpful and answered all questions. Well worth the visit

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

A wonderful opportunity for our children to see koalas including babies up close and develop an awareness for the care needed for these animals. They are completely dependant on the public to fund the hospital and nearly all of the staff volunteer their time. Instead off charging money, entry is free, with the emphasis being on education. There is a... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Dedicated staff and a well run facility. Koalas seem content and very well looked after, should have an admission price though, even if only a couple of dollars.

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Rio de Janeiro
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

It's cool to go there, specially at 3 pm, that's when they feed the koalas and there are volunteers talking about the hospital and the animals. The visit is quick and shouldn't take longer than one hour

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

run by volunteers!! great place where they look after our national icon, all with no help from the government. a great free trip

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is the real deal. Kind people who genuinely care about koalas. No fuss, no nonsense. No pressure to put your hand in your pocket, but when you see what these people are doing, you just donate. We went to the Billabong Koala Sanctuary in the morning and paid $26.50 each to see koalas at the same distance. We are... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I had the privilege of visiting the Koala hospital on Easter Saturday a great day seeing the Koalas up close and a very informative education talk was given by the staff.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The staff at the Koala Hospital are doing wonderful work helping sick and injured koalas. One can view the koalas in their pens and hear an interesting and informative talk about them. It is fun to watch them being fed as well. Definitely worth a visit.

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